Keloid Survey is an online method for collecting very valuable information from those who suffer from this chronic skin condition. Analyzing the data from this survey has already provided us with amazing information that directly impacts the medical care provided to all current and future keloid patients. For instance, analyzing the data from this survey has shown that some patients ( 17.3%) are harmed by simple Steroid injections. Click here to read the publication that reported this finding. Also, analyzing the data from this survey has shown that some patients ( 22.6%) are harmed by Laser treatments. Click here to read the publication that reported this finding.
KRF encourages you to take this survey and contribute to science. The survey is taken anonymously. You will not be asked to provide information about your identity. To take the survey, you must be an adult, or at least 18 years of age and have at least one keloid lesion on your skin.
This study intends to provide a better understanding of keloid disorder, distribution of various types of keloids, as well as response to different treatments. This study is conducted as a survey. If you would like to participate in this survey, please click on the link below to go directly to the survey questions. The study has been reviewed and determined to be exempt and is being conducted under the jurisdiction of Western IRB.
Western Institutional Review Board (WIRB)
1019 39th Avenue SE Suite 120
Puyallup, WA 98374-2115
Phone: (360) 252-2498